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December 28, 2018 9:34 PM Billy Connolly 2018: ‘It will be strange’ Comedian HITS BACK at cryptic comment

BILLY CONNOLLY has opened up on the time he received an awkward comment from an unknown guest ahead of being knighted for services to entertainment and charity last year. Sir Billy Connolly, 76, said he was told it will be “strange” for him to receive the knighthood having come “from nothing.” Speaking out about the awkward encounter on his BBC documentary 67

December 24, 2018 3:47 PM Fake Catholic priest unmasked in Spain after 18 years

A man who pretended to be a priest for more than 18 years has been dismissed by the Catholic Church in Spain. Miguel Angel Ibarra carried out weddings and baptisms, first in Colombia and then in southern Spain, despite having never been ordained. Those ceremonies will still be recognised, the Church says, but not his communions or the confessions he heard 65

December 23, 2018 7:15 PM Glasgow plans remortgaging of iconic buildings to pay for equal pay claim

SOME of Scotland’s best-known landmarks could be remortgaged to pay a £500million council equal pay bill, it has emerged. One of the contenders is the Commonwealth Arena and Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, otherwise known as the Emirates Arena, which was built for the 2014 Commonwealth Games. The Tollcross International Swimming Centre, which also hosted 2014 events 66

December 15, 2018 1:36 PM Stacey Dooley: Kevin Clifton’s Strictly Come Dancing partner 'laughs' off 'diva' claims

STACEY DOOLEY is currently preparing to dance in tonight’s Strictly Come Dancing 2018 final with professional partner Kevin Clifton but ahead of the last round of the competition, the star has "laughed off" claims she has been branded a “massive diva” by crew. But behind-the-scenes, the documentary maker has reportedly been called a “massive diva” by crew, according 59

December 5, 2018 6:38 PM CHRISTIANITY CRACKDOWN: Mob of 150 protestors STORM into church service

DOZENS of Hindu radicals attacked a group Christians at a private church service, storming into the hall and abusing worshippers. Over 150 mobsters broke into a private Christian worship service in Kanpur, located in India's state of Uttar Pradesh, persecution watchdog International Christian Concern reported (ICC). On December 2, the protestors forced 126

December 3, 2018 5:20 AM 'Mission complete': Bush's service dog lies by casket

The Bush family spokesman tweets a picture of the yellow labrador retriever with the caption "Mission complete. #Remembering41". The Bush family spokesman, Jim McGrath, posted the picture of the yellow labrador retriever called Sully HW Bush on Twitter with the caption: "Mission complete. #Remembering41." He will reportedly be travelling with the former 48

December 2, 2018 4:19 PM Paul 'Trouble' Anderson dead: Legendary Kiss FM DJ dies after seven-year cancer battle

PAUL ‘TROUBLE’ ANDERSON - the legendary DJ and Kiss FM star - has died following a long battle with cancer, it has been announced today. Paul 'Trouble' Anderson’s tragic death was confirmed on social media this afternoon by fellow DJ Gordon Mac. The DJ was first diagnosed with cancer in his left lung back in 2011 before it returned this summer, his sister 45

December 1, 2018 12:08 AM Space Odyssey helps launch first 8K TV channel

Stanley Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey will help launch the world's first super-high definition 8K television channel on Saturday. Japanese broadcaster NHK said it had asked Warner Bros to scan the original film negatives in 8K for its new channel. Super-high definition 8K pictures offer 16 times the resolution of HD TV. However, few people currently 60

November 25, 2018 6:59 PM Russia 'fires at Ukraine ships' in Black Sea after rising tensions off Crimea

The Ukrainian president calls for emergency session of his war cabinet after accusing Russia of capturing three of its ships. Two sailors have been wounded after a small artillery boat was hit in the strikes, the Ukrainian navy said. Sky's defence and security correspondent Alistair Bunkall said the Ukrainian president has called an emergency session 75

November 18, 2018 12:19 PM X Factor: Mel B reveals she 'snorted cocaine when she woke up' to 'get through' filming

X FACTOR star Mel B, 43, who judged on the ITV show’s twelfth series in 2014, said she would snort up to six lines of cocaine a day to “get through” filming for the series as she revealed she was “out of control” during her marriage to Stephen Belafonte, 43. She spoke about Stephen’s reaction to her drug use, saying he would “yell” at her and warn her to think 38